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What can I do for a low sex drive after oopherectomy?

What can I do for a low sex drive after oopherectomy?

Possibly hormones: For surgical menopause following oopherectomy, sometimes hormones are used to restore libido, lubrication, etc. Hormones are not always indicated or safe, so discuss his with your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Loss Of Sex Drive (Definition)

Loss of sex drive (loss of libido) is a symptom in which a person who used to have sex drive now no longer has interest in relating to other people in a sexual manner. Loss of libido can be caused by emotional trauma, depression, low testosterone, ...Read more


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Is it normal to have a low sex drive after having three c sections?

Is it normal to have a low sex drive after having three c sections?

Possibly: Although i've never personally had a c-section, i can tell you that my wife was uncomfortable after her c-section. Beyond that, you've got at least 1, possibly up to 3 young children at home. That can be exhausting, further decreasing your sex drive. And many women feel self -conscious about changes intheir body after many pregnancies, affecting interest in sex. Talk to your partner about this. ...Read more

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Women with low sex drive after age 40. What percentage have the problem?

Women with low sex drive after age 40. What percentage have the problem?

Quite high %: Not uncommon for women to experience fall off in sex drive associated with hormonal changes approaching or going through menopause. A number of women just "don't feel like it any more". Others begin to find sex "dirty and unpleasant". Causes can be hormonal, medical, from medication or psychological. Discuss with your gynecologist. Simple hormonal replacement therapy may take care of problem. ...Read more

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Atarax, (hydroxyzine) Prednisone or Pariet, which can cause low libido? I have VERY low sex drive after taking this medications lately...

Atarax, (hydroxyzine) Prednisone or Pariet, which can cause low libido?  I have VERY low sex drive after taking this medications lately...

Depends on why on th: It could be your underlying medical condition but these meds can interfere with sleep, cause fatigue and could lead to your low libido ...Read more

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What are teatments for low sex drive in women?

Libido: Womens sex is mental and physical. Libido is affected by testosterone- yes women produce it. If shaving your legs less probably low testosterone. But your age at 32 shouldn't be this reason. Consider psychological and/or physical. Consult physician or sex therapist. ...Read more

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Why could i be having low sex drive and i'm not meaning to?

Why could i be having low sex drive and i'm not meaning to?

Have you had a PE?: A good starting place is a good physical exam which should include endocrine studies especially thyroid. If you have fatigue and dizziness upon standing, your BP needs checked sitting to standing. This checks the sympathetic ns response. CBC to check for anemia. Gyn exam to discuss functioning during sex.If all checks out ok then psychological causes need to be explored. ...Read more

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Can fludrocortisone cause a low sex drive?

Can fludrocortisone cause a low sex drive?

No: But the reason one is prescribed this medication may. It is a mineralicorticoid. Although it is a steroid it is not sex steroid and thus would not affect sexual drive. But the conditions we use it to treat (adrenal insufficiency, orthostatic hypotension) may be a reason for low sex drive, esp adrenal insufficiency). Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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I'm a woman with a low sex drive. Any hope?

I'm a woman with a low sex drive. Any hope?

Yes, lots!: Evaluation for women w/low libido or sex drive is similar to men. Look at stress (relationship, money, work, family, friends, etc), health (diabetes, high cholesterol/blood pressure, heart disease, menopause (well, that's different)), medications, substance use (tobacco, alcohol & illicit stuff), and finally low testosterone. Assuming everything else checks out, consider a trial of testosterone. ...Read more

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How can high prolactin cause low sex drive?

How can  high prolactin cause low sex drive?

Lowers hormones: High levels of prolactin suppresses the hormones combing from the hypothalamus of the brain and pituitary gland that control the testis and ovary. This is in turn lowers the amount of sex hormones that are produced (estrogen and testosterone). In some people, these lower levels reduce sex drive. ...Read more

Libido (Definition)

Libido is more commonly thought of as sexual desire. Still more specific definitions described libido as the free creative, or psychic energy an individual has to put toward ...Read more


Sexual Drive (Definition)

Sexual drive, often referred to as libido, means sexual desire. The amount of desire that a person has on a consistent basis is referred ...Read more